Schlager Family History

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Schlager Name Meaning

German (Schläger) and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from an agent derivative of Middle High German, German schlagen ‘to strike’, hence an occupational nickname for a craftsman whose work involved striking or beating something, such as metal.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Schlafer, Schwager, Schlegel, Schrage, Schlanger, Schrager, Schauer

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Schlager Family Origin

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Schlager Family Occupations

What did your Schlager ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Schlager occupation in Canada was Store Keeper. 100% of Schlager's were Store Keepers.

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  • Store Keeper

    100%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Schlager ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Schlager Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Schlager. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schlager census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Schlager. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Schlager. For the veterans among your Schlager ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schlager Life Expectancy

What is the average Schlager lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Schlager life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Schlager in 1944 was 40, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schlager

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schlager ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

Famous Schlager Family

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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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